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Asian Art

Lady’s knife

ca. 1825

Steel blade, lacquer coated wooden scabbard with cord

10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm)
1 1/2 × 13 3/16 in. (3.8 × 33.5 cm)
other: 7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm)
The Henry Pearson, M.F.A. 1938, Collection; gift of Dr. Lawrence Dubin, B.S. 1955, M.D. 1958, and Mrs. Regina Dubin
2005.16.2a-c
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Henry Charles Pearson (1914–2006) Collection, New York; Dr. Lawrence Dubin (1934–2018) and Regina Dubin Collection, New York; gift in 2005 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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